Playgroup Leader and Lead Practitioner
(Diploma in Pre-school Practice and Level 4 in Children’s Care, Learning and Development)
Tracey joined Blewbury Pre-School as an Assistant Playleader in 1995, moving on quickly to the role of lead Early Years Professional and Play Leader. Tracey is married with two grown up children and two grandchilden. She has previously worked in the care sector and is also a trained chef! In her spare time, Tracey is a keen gardener who grows her own fruit and vegetables both at home and with children and families at Pre-school. Tracey enjoys spending time with her family and visiting her folks in the North.
Tracey has an NVQ Level 4 in Children’s Care and Education and a Diploma in Playgroup Practice. She is the Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator, the lead Safeguarding Officer and has attended courses on Phonics, Behaviour Management and Curriculum Planning, and has an excellent knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum and how children learn. Tracey is a trained Paediatric First Aider, including anaphylaxis training. Tracey’s favourite thing about working with children is seeing each one develop their confidence and enjoy their time at Pre-School.